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Proposal for the Future of Traditional Industries by High School IB Course Students

Exhibition "The Spirit of Takumi in a New Era of Life

Ritsumeikan Uji High School IB Course and Foundation for Promoting Kyoto Traditional Industry are pleased to announce the exhibition "The Spirit of Takumi in New Age Life - Proposals from Kyoto's Future and High School Students" at Kyoto Musreum of Crafts and Design from January 24 to January 29, 2012.

This exhibition is an opportunity for high school students to make proposals on how to utilize Kyoto's traditional industries in their daily lives. The students actually visited craftspeople working in six traditional industries, including Nishijin textiles and Kyoto Yuzen, and deepened their understanding of Kyoto's traditional industries through hands-on experience and interviews, and compiled their proposals in posters, videos, and productions.

Please come and see what our IB course students, with their diverse cultures and values, have proposed, along with the various exhibits.

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Students in action

Dates Tuesday, January 24, 2023 - Sunday, January 29, 2023 9:00 - 17:00 (Admission until 16:30)
Location Kyoto Museum of Crafts and Design MOCAD Gallery
(B1F, Miyakomesse, Kyoto Municipal Industrial Museum, 9-1 Okazaki Seishoji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto)
How to apply Advance application not required
Entrant Anyone is welcome to come.
Entrance fee Free
Organizers Ritsumeikan Uji High School IB Course, Foundation for Promoting Kyoto Traditional Industry

June Start of activities (confirm significance, purpose, etc.)
Distribution of "Our Traditional Industries" booklet (produced by Kyoto City Industrial Tourism Bureau and Kyoto City Board of Education)
Research and study on Kyoto's traditional industries (history, attractions, issues)
Lecturers from the Kyoto Center for Traditional Industries will review the above group presentations.
July Visit to Kyoto Museum of Traditional Industries
Preparation for group presentations on "New Proposals for Kyoto's Traditional Industries (1)
September Group presentation on "New Proposals for Kyoto's Traditional Industries (1)
Determine where to visit the workshop (traditional industry)
Students approached artisans about visiting their workshops
October Prior study for the visit to the workshop (final confirmation of etiquette, interview content, role assignment, transportation route, etc.)
November Workshop visits (each group visits a workshop)
Receive critique from the instructor for the poster presentation "New Proposal for Traditional Industries in Kyoto (2)" reflecting the visit to the workshop.
Started to prepare productions, videos, and posters for the presentation at the museum.
December Submission of first draft of video/poster, feedback and other production submissions
January Video/poster completed and ready for exhibition